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Welcome to the memorial page for

Richard A. Norden

January 2, 1949 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 68)

Richard A. Norden, 68, of Denmark, passed away at the Hospice House in Auburn on September 15, 2017.  He was born in Portland on January 2, 1949, the son of the late Henry Norden and Elizabeth (Barney) Norden, along with his siblings Philip, Suzanne, and Imelda.


Richard graduated from Portland High School in 1968.  He began working for the Portland Water District, Brown Chrysler Motors, Ron’s Vette Center, and was also the New England Sales Rep for Franco Belge Coal and Oil Stoves imported from France.  He owned and operated The Village Stove Shoppe in Yarmouth.  He worked for Custom Coach and Limousine as a Chauffeur.  He also worked for SMCC in the Maintenance Department and started Uncle Henry’s Barn in Denmark which sold antiques and collectibles.


Richard was a member of the Pine Tree Rod and Gun Club and the Mount Washington Valley Old Car Club.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, auctions, snowmobiling, motorcycling and collected vintage metal toys and cars.  He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.


Richard is survived by:  his wife, Nanette (Tasker) Norden of Denmark; son, Peter Norden and his wife Arlene of Standish; two grandchildren, David Entrich of Biddeford and Alisha Norden of Boston; great-grandchild, Evielynn Francis of Biddeford; along with nieces, nephews, and his buddy and riding companion, Tucker (his mini German Schnauzer).


Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home, 660 Brighton Ave., Portland.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at A.T. Hutchins with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery in South Portland.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s name can be made to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105 or

Charitable donations may be made to:

Maine Cancer Foundation
170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth ME 04105

 Service Information

September 20, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
A.T. Hutchins Funeral home
660 Brighton Ave
Portland, Maine 04102

Memorial Service
September 21, 2017

10:00 AM
A.T. Hutchins Funeral home
660 Brighton Ave
Portland, Maine 04102

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